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News and information about the Riversway area of Preston, Lancashire. You won’t hear many people talk of Riversway apart from the annual festival, but its more commonly associated with Preston Dock and Marina.

Preston Docks swing bridge to be shut for annual maintenance

A steam train heading over the Swing Bridge Pic: Tony Worrall A steam train heading over the Swing Bridge Pic: Tony Worrall The swing bridge at the Docks is being closed for three days for its annual rub down. Navigation Way […]

1 day ago
Preston memories of Alstom and GEC Traction

Colin Rogerson pictured right with the gearboxes he built, and his good friend Cliff Scott, who sadly passed away in 1996 The motor assembly team, circa 1999 Former employees at one of Preston’s biggest employers are mourning the loss of the company from the city. Alstom, maker of train parts, was […]

1 week ago
Porsche showroom builders confirmed as Watery Lane work continues

Demolition work has now finished in Watery Lane, and moving to the next phase Pic: Ball Berry Demolition work has now finished in Watery Lane, and moving to the next phase Pic: Ball Berry Work is continuing on building the city’s first Porsche showroom. Watery Lane has […]

3 weeks ago
Vandals target empty office building at Preston Docks

Vandals have taken it upon themselves to target an empty office building located near Preston Docks. Windows have been smashed in and and items from inside the building have been […]

1 month ago
Advertisement Advertisement Police make arrest after teenager attacked at Preston Docks

Police were called to the junction of Clyde Street and Watery Lane. Pic: Google Emergency services were called to an incident at Preston Docks where a teenage boy was found […]

1 month ago
Preston Docks flat owners left counting cost of attempted break-in

Three youths can be seen trying doors at the flats in the footage Pic: Blog Preston/Victoria Mansions Three youths can be seen trying doors at the flats in the footage Pic: Blog Preston/Victoria Mansions The owners of a block of flats overlooking Preston Docks are appealing for […]

2 months ago
Latest proposals for new homes in Lea Town lodged

More new homes could be built in Lea Town as housing developers lodge a new plan. Steven Abbott Associates want to see the creation 280 new homes in the area. […]

2 months ago
Better flood defences planned for Preston and South Ribble

View of the River Ribble. Pic: @rijayparmar A bid is being made for funding to help improve flood defences along the River Ribble. Lancashire County Council (LCC) is bidding for […]

2 months ago
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